It's Thursday! So what are the weekend weather prospects?
The unsettled weather means some beautiful scenes across the region.
Improving Saturday. Cloudy start Sunday. Warming up with a fine day on Monday
The heavy rain has arrived - currently sweeping across northern parts of the region. It will continue it's journey west over the next few hours.
Further south, despite a few showery outbreaks, it's a drier story but remaining rather cloudy and feeling cold. Temperatures today no more than 12C - a lot cooler at the coast with low cloud and highs of 9C.
Showers are possible this evening but many places will stay dry with clearer spells developing by dawn. Lows 7-10C.
Sunday will be drier, brighter and warmer. Highs 13C at the coast, 17C inland with variable cloud and sunny spells.
Rain for the morning, sometimes heavy.
Through the afternoon brighter conditions with scattered showers will gradually arrive from the southwest.
Windy, risk of localised gales during the morning.
Maximum temperature 12 °C.